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Bolster your membership by joining a committee! Committee involvement exposes your firm to the membership, assists with networking and meeting other industry peers and keeps you in-the-know of new construction industry information.

ABC-VA COMMITTEES

Joining an ABC-VA committee is one of the best ways to get the most value out of your membership. Committee involvement exposes your firm to the membership, assists with networking and meeting other industry peers and keeps you in-the-know of new construction industry information.

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NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMITTEES

Email the Chair to learn how to get involved!

General Contractors Council

Mission: to provide a forum for general contractors to identify key issues that concern the overall construction industry and to develop and implement strategies that will affect the issues in a positive way.

Jonathan Barbour 1

CHAIR

Jonathan Barbour, R.W. Murray Co.

Golf Committee

Mission: to organize outstanding Spring and Fall Golf Classics every May and September.

CHAIR

Currently open
Email Pat Dean if interested

Membership Committee

Missionto attract quality members, make those new members feel welcome, and retain existing members by encouraging involvement in ABC-VA functions.

CHAIR

Currently open
Email Pat Dean if interested

Management Education Committee

Missionto provide management, technical and leadership training that increases the body of knowledge for the construction industry.

Spencer Teel

CHAIR

Spencer Teel, TEEL Construction

Networking Committee

Missionto encourage members to be involved in order to get the most out of networking opportunities and build lasting relationships.

Courtney Decroes 1

CHAIR

Courtney DeCroes, AssuredPartners

Safety Committee

Missionto encourage the construction industry to make safety a priority. To develop quality training programs and improve the curriculum of existing programs so that they continue to address the needs of the industry.

Carlos Valdez

CHAIR

Carlos Valdez, Capitol Boiler Works

Virginia Built Council

Missionto encourage and recognize ABC-VA members who voluntarily implement highly effective safety and health management systems to benefit construction workers and reduce or eliminate injuries, illnesses and fatalities on construction sites in Virginia, and to increase participations in ABC’s STEP program.

Mike Saunders

CHAIR

Mike Saunders, Balfour Beatty

Workforce Development Committee – Northern VA Region

Missionto fill the workforce shortage by providing information and training resources to members and young professionals who are interested in careers in the construction industry.

Michael Coakley 1

CHAIR

Michael Coakley, C.J. Coakley Co., Inc.

Workforce Development Committee – Statewide

Missionto fill the workforce shortage by providing information and training resources to members and young professionals who are interested in careers in the construction industry.

CHAIR

Currently open
Email Darlene Hart if interested

Young Professionals Committee

Missionto provide the young professionals (under 40) in our industry with information on relevant topics and a forum to network with other young professionals.

CHAIR

Currently open
Email Patrick Dean if interested

CENTRAL VIRGINIA COMMITTEES

Email the Chair to learn how to get involved!

Management Education Committee

Missionto provide management, technical and leadership training that increases the body of knowledge for the construction industry.

Brett Mutnik

CHAIR

Brett Mutnik
ColonialWebb Contractors

Membership Committee

Missionto attract quality members, make those new members feel welcome, and retain existing members by encouraging involvement in ABC-VA functions.

Bill Lucas

CHAIR

Bill Lucas
W.M. Jordan Company

Tyson Bates

CHAIR

Tyson Bates

Networking & Involvement Committee

Missionto plan events and increase member involvement.

Chris Wilkinson

CHAIR

Chris Wilkinson
W.M. Jordan Company

Safety Committee

Missionto encourage the construction industry to make safety a priority. To develop quality training programs and improve the curriculum of existing programs so that they continue to address the needs of the industry.

CHAIR

Currently open
Email Sherrie Dickerson if interested

Young Professionals Committee

Missionto provide the young professionals (under 40) in our industry with information on relevant topics and a forum to network with other young professionals.

Christian Ball

CHAIR

Christian Ball
M&E Contractors

Shells & Half Shells Committee

Missionto plan and organize the annual statewide Shells & Half Shells event held each October.

Mercer Ferguson

CHAIR

Mercer Ferguson
Marsh McLennan

Chris Davoud

VICE CHAIR

Chris Davoud
Old Dominion Insulation

HAMPTON ROADS COMMITTEES

Email the Chair to learn how to get involved!

General Contractors Council

Missionto provide a forum for general contractors to identify key issues that concern the overall construction industry and to develop and implement strategies that will affect the issues in a positive way.

Michael Daniels

CHAIR

Michael Daniels
W.M. Jordan Company

Management Education Committee

Missionto provide management, technical and leadership training that increases the body of knowledge for the construction industry.

Jamie Vanek Circle

CHAIR

Jamie Vanek
TST Construction

Crystal Gloeckner

VICE CHAIR

Crystal Gloeckner
Comfort Systems of Virginia

Golf Committee

Missionto organize outstanding Spring and Fall Golf Classics every April and October.

Mike Reff 1

CHAIR

Mike Reff
Towne Insurance

Leadership Committee

Missionto coordinate planning and implementation of the goals and ideas of the membership. These goals include: (1) better communication, (2) increased awareness of what ABC does and can offer, (3) increased access, (4) higher membership retention, and (5) increased membership involvement.

Dalton Davidson

CHAIR

Dalton Davidson
Power Electric Co.

Crystal Gloeckner

VICE CHAIR

Crystal Gloeckner
Comfort Systems of Virginia

Local Legislative Council

Missionto serve as the voice of the construction industry regarding legislative affairs in the individual regions. 

CHAIR

Currently open
Email Rob Camlin if interested

Membership Committee

Missionto assure continued membership growth and strong membership retention by actively communicating the benefits of membership to the merit shop construction industry.

Matt Wilson

CHAIR

Matt Wilson
Morgan Marrow Company

Jim Driver

VICE CHAIR

Jim Driver
W.M. Jordan Company

STEP Committee

Missionto advocate for and assist ABC-VA members in joining ABC National’s world-class safety program, STEP.

Brian Giblin 1

CHAIR

Brian Giblin
Brown & Brown Insurance

Networking & Involvement Committee

Missionto encourage members to be involved in order to get the most out of networking opportunities and build lasting relationships.

Anthony Garcia

CHAIR

Tony Garcia
Retro Insulation

James Hanna

VICE CHAIR

Safety Committee

Missionto encourage the construction industry to make safety a priority. To develop quality training programs and improve the curriculum of existing programs so that they continue to address the needs of the industry.

Elizabeth Barnette

CHAIR

Elizabeth Barnette
Damuth Trane

Jennifer Miles

VICE CHAIR

Jennifer Miles
Sales Solutions Inc.

Young Professionals Committee

Missionto provide the young professionals (under 40) in our industry with information on relevant topics and a forum to network with other young professionals.

David Smith 1

CHAIR

David Smith
Heartland Construction

Phillip Hodges 1

VICE CHAIR

Excellence in Construction (EIC) Committee

Missionto plan and facilitate the Hampton Roads and Central Virginia’s annual Excellence in Construction Awards program.

Mike Reff 1

CHAIR

Mike Reff
Towne Insurance

Valerie James

VICE CHAIR

Valerie James
Mark Turner Construction

Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Committee

Missionto ensure equal opportunity is available to all ABC members through:
Inclusion: Help all to feel welcome, valued, and included.
Diversity: Increase participation from members with diverse backgrounds.
Equity: Ensure opportunity for all members on a fair and level playing field.

Mike Miller Headshot

CHAIR

Mike Miller
AIM Services, Inc.

Margaret Melchor

VICE CHAIR

Margaret Melchor

Workforce Development Committee

Missionto fill the workforce shortage by providing information and training resources to members and young professionals who are interested in careers in the construction industry.

Dalton Davidson 1

CHAIR

Dalton Davidson
Power Electric Co.

Clark Scharman

VICE CHAIR

Clark Scharman
AIM Services, Inc.